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  • Fort Dodge, IA
  • Happily Married man and Father who recently was talked into the new world of Homebrew more specifically wine making. we started our first batch in February 2010 and am nervous about everything, not just wine, until it's finished,
  • Golf,volleyball,fishing,hunting,and now winemaking
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  • looking for my next great recipe
  • Mead
    Dandellion wine
    Cinnamon Raisin
    Any Other great suggestions and recipes from everyone
  • Apfelwein, Dandelion Wine, apple kiwi strawberry, fresh concord grape, blueberry wine
  • Ed Wort's Apfelwein, Welch's Grape Wine, Rhubarb, candy cane wine,
  • Apple-Cherry Old Orchard Wine, Pastors Punch, Ed Wort's Apfelwein, apple-kiwi-strawberry, dandelion, wild grapes
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  • Posted in thread: Looking to clone Not Your Father's Root Beer (Small Town Brewery) on 04-22-2015 at 11:36 PM
    272954 picked up a four pack of this since I can't get nyfrb here in the middle of Iowa. It's
    not bad but I can see where it seems overly sweet almost syrupy. I wouldn't drink more than one
    of these a...

  • Posted in thread: question on fruit on 04-21-2015 at 02:19 AM
    Thanks everyone! Fermentation is still going strong and the fruit is still in the mix. Made
    plenty of wine and I assumed this was similar but had a little nervous moment on how long to
    leave it in. To...

  • Posted in thread: I wish they would bring back ______ on 04-20-2015 at 09:15 PM
    Yeah, Jonny Quest was awesome. :) I miss the cartoons we had as kids up through the 1970's and
    80's.how about just Saturday morning cartoons, Looney Tunes, He-man, Thundercats, GI Joe,
    inspector gadge...

  • Posted in thread: question on fruit on 04-16-2015 at 08:48 PM
    okay, so how long do you usually leave it in your primary? about a month sound about right?

  • Posted in thread: question on fruit on 04-16-2015 at 04:37 PM
    I started a batch of mead, based on Curt Stock's Super Berry Mead from BrewingTV, a week ago.
    but what I didn't read or see on that episode is how long should I leave the fruit in?I've been
    removing t...

  • Posted in thread: I wish they would bring back ______ on 04-15-2015 at 11:01 PM
    Professional athletes that actually took time to be role models

  • Posted in thread: The things kids say on 04-15-2015 at 09:26 PM
    My two year old doesn't say a whole lot that's understandable but thank you from her is do
    dank. but the best one was when my six year old was four and was asked at the grocery store
    what her grandpa ...

  • Posted in thread: IOWA Brewers! Echo, Echo, Echo... on 04-09-2015 at 12:29 AM
    Not beer but I made up a big batch of triple berry mead yesterday. It's happily bubble away
    with an OG of 1.156 stuck at home with a sick little one. So in between cuddle time I managed
    to throw this ...

  • Posted in thread: Found my first wild hop!! on 03-29-2015 at 03:32 PM
    Holy coz fizgig that thing is huge!! So basically every root is a rhizome and the crown is the
    entire rootball?

  • Posted in thread: Found my first wild hop!! on 03-27-2015 at 07:59 PM
    While I was working today I noticed a mysterious vine climbing up a power pole. Upon further
    inspection I noticed that it is a dormant hop vine. I'd like to take and harvest the thing and
    take it back...

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